Ten Thousand Birds / Ten Thousand Screens

“The coolest music video EVER…” – David P Stearns, Philadelphia Inquirer   “…charmingly lo-fi and brilliantly inventive. And fun.” – John Schaefer, WNYC   Filmed in a single take, this immersive walkthrough experience of John Luther Adams’s Ten Thousand Birds was conceived by Alan Pierson and performed by members of Alarm Will Sound on 27 different screens (many antique […]

June 10, 2020

In Solidarity

We in Alarm Will Sound are angered and saddened by the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery, only the most recent victims of racism in a centuries-long history of violence against black and brown people in our country. We recognize that our world of classical music participates in that racism. We will […]

June 1, 2020

The 2019 Recipients of the Matt Marks Impact Fund

Alarm Will Sound has selected Rohan Chander and Caroline Louise Miller as recipients of support from the Matt Marks Impact Fund. The fund offers seed money and collaborative workshops to develop and premiere exciting, ambitious projects with Alarm Will Sound that have potential to make significant cultural and social impact. Rohan’s work often questions our understanding of social systems, […]